The course has been designed in collaboration with SCOFFED Cooking School to provide knowledge and skills to OSHC educators for them to run their own cooking classes
Learn about the practice of critical reflection, discuss the unique aspects of working with children in the birth – two age group
Are you looking for new ideas about how to actively promote the learning for infants in your centre? This fun and practical session will get you started on your way. (new session)
This session will support your understanding of what sensory needs children have, and how this might look in your service.
Come and hear occupational therapist Brianna Gourley as she explores autism and neurodiversity.*
Participants will have the opportunity to develop an understanding of trauma, its impact and how it manifests in children’s behaviour.
Come and learn about different tools, techniques and resources to use to ensure your staff meetings are engaging, relevant and useful.
This session unpacks the meaning of the Exceeding themes and will assist leaders to plan strategies to ensure the best outcome for their own site. (new session)
Spend the day learning simple marketing and digital marketing principles and techniques to develop a marketing plan that supports your service viability! (new session)
Become more familiar with the learning outcomes, principles and practices and explore what this looks like in practice.
This is a creative, fun and thought provoking session to explore your beliefs and values in order to be able to set a clear vision for your service and team.
Through developing your staff’s reflective capacity and their skills in pedagogical conversations you can work towards a team that is collaborative and professional.
Come and hear from sites that have found innovative ways to engage families and the community in their programs in order to do exceptional work in Quality Area 6.
In this popular session we will unpack and articulate the purpose of observations, gain insight into the when, how and what to notice and write about children.
Are you a new team leader or assistant team leader in the sector? If so, then this session is for you! (new session)
How a team functions is dependent on both of these important factors. Come and find out how to ensure things get prioritised and actioned and ban the excuses! (new session)
Come and share ideas about inclusive practices that make a difference to the outcomes for children. (New session)
This lecture developed by UniSA will explore pedagogical documentation and its purpose, elements, characteristics and how it links to an ongoing cycle of planning.
Gowrie SA have teamed with CCCSA and the Teachers Registration Board in an exciting mentoring project, to support small groups of ECTs, to reach full teachers registration.
Explore up to 6 different leadership styles, and then work out what it might look like when you apply each style when working with staff.
Utilising the principle of reflective practice, this session will inspire and motivate you in your work to support children to make sense of their behaviour (new evening session)
Would you like to understand developmental trauma and the impact it can have on children's behaviour? Would you like to learn practical strategies to better support children?
How do we ensure that we are planning effectively for infants and toddlers to support their wellbeing and development as well as document it? (new session)
This session is for ECTs and Directors and is aimed at providing an overview of how to navigate the transition from provisional to full teachers registration. (new session)
Carla Rinaldi (2013) challenges us to establish the use of reflective practice as a collective and collaborative process within daily practice in our services.
Do you ever wonder how other services program for children? Are you struggling to demonstrate the cycle of planning or just need some inspiring new ideas?
Gowrie SA offers the Circle of Security Parenting program, consisting of weekly 1.5 hour sessions held over 8 weeks at our Thebarton site.
One person alone cannot lead an early childhood service. Leadership that is distributed throughout a service can provide the level of support necessary
Developing a Strategic Inclusion Plan (SIP) provides an opportunity to weave the centre priorities together. (New session)
How to get started, discover resources to support your journey and consider ways to involve your team and community members as you begin your Reconciliation journey.
This session, presented by speech pathologist, Claudia Bellardino, has been specifically developed for educators to better understand the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of visuals.
What is a culturally competent educator? Learn about how educators embed Kaurna words and songs in their daily work with children.
This session will focus on the role of the Director in working with an Early Childhood Teacher as they move from provisional to full registration. (New session)
This session is run continuously throughout the year. Click to go to a link that will take you to our registration page, where you can select a date and book your place.